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Healthy Children
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting Web site backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Whether you're looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, you've come to the right place. Here, you'll find information regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics many programs and activities, our policies and guidelines, our publications and other child health resources, as well as much, much more.

Seattle Children's Hospital Safety Information
Children’s offers a huge array health and safety resources: videos, articles and handouts on topics including infection and disease, first aid and safety, emotions, behavior, nutrition, and fitness.

Medline Plus: Child Development
MedlinePlus brings together information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. The Child Development section of the website contains latest news, updates, research info, overviews of child development, specific conditions and issues--all related to children and health.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
The CPSC Provides updates on recalled toys, children's furniture, and other products, and can deliver this information to your email box.

Post Partum Depression Campaign
The Washington State Postpartum Depression (PPD) Awareness Campaign is committed to addressing PPD in ways that will inform, inspire and impact the future health of women, children and their families in Washington. This website contains basic information about PPD, support group contact information, brochures, internet links, a research section, and more.

Within Reach
Within Reach provides essential resources for family health, including connections to free or low-cost health insurance (Medicaid, SCHIP, and Children's Health Insurance), nutrition resources (food stamps, WIC, food banks), family planning services, low cost child care, and immunizations.